Global environmental concerns throw open the South to Northern intervention, whereas the South has limited interest in intervening in Northern affairs. After Rio, the South finds all the cards stacked against it.
Down To Earth acquired a confidential letter from British prime minister John Major to German chancellor Helmut Kohl and it gives an indication of the mind set of Northern leaders on global issues. Major calls for ratification of the climate convention, b
There are several reasons why the UN finds itself bereft of power today. Part of the crisis results from the cash-strapped organisation"s own weakness. Another significant factor is the increasing influence of the World Bank, IMF and GATT on global econom